Easy Tactics for Building Your Professional Confidence

You’ve worked hard to build your skills. You achieved past goals through dedication and perseverance. But how well are you communicating your professional abilities to colleagues and supervisors? A confident persona in the workplace demonstrates that you know the value of your work. It tells others that you can be trusted to handle future projects… Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Legal Research

Legal support professionals perform a great deal of research as part of their daily routine. While researching a new area of law or topic can be time-consuming, often, research time can be streamlined to allow legal support staff to get more done in less time. Here’s how to improve the efficiency of your legal research… Read More »

Is Your Business’s Social Media Presence Costing You Good Candidates?

Candidates work hard to make a good first impression on a potential employer. What employers often overlook, however, is that candidates only put in this work when they have already developed a positive first impression of the employer. The employer’s first impression initiates the relationship. Often, that first impression is determined by the employer’s social… Read More »

Simple Tips to Improving Client Communication

Client communication is essential in the legal field. It correlates directly with client satisfaction and can have a profound impact on the outcome of a legal case. Here are several ways to improve communication with clients: Understand That Communication is a Constant Process. Communicating with clients doesn’t only happen when lawyers or staff members send… Read More »

Learn How to Network in a Digital World

Networking is one of the strongest tools job seekers can use to find a job that helps them reach their career goals. While the rise of the internet has made it easier to stay in touch with far-flung friends and family, it has also divided our attention to maintaining relationships online and maintaining relationships in… Read More »

How You Can Make Your Business More Tech-Savvy

Studies show that businesses face threats to their bottom line and future competitiveness when they’re slow to adopt technological tools. The effect appears across industries, and it even affects the legal profession. While tech tools can improve business processes, tech for tech’s sake isn’t enough. Instead, law firms and legal departments must first understand the… Read More »

How Well Are You Relating to Your Legal Support Team?

A legal support team is crucial to the success of any law firm or legal department’s endeavors. The strength of this team, however, often depends on the ability of its leaders to forge strong connections with legal support staff and help support staff connect with one another. Here’s why a focus on culture-building and relationship… Read More »

Top Ways You Can Increase Your Firm’s Profitability

Every employee wants to add value to their team and organization. This value adds momentum to your career, as your colleagues and leadership realize you have essential skills that can improve their own work as well. Here’s how to improve your value-adding efforts in order to build stronger relationships with your co-workers, leadership, and clients.… Read More »

New Job? Top Tips to Help You Stand Out From the Crowd

Being the new person in the office is exciting, but it also presents a unique set of challenges. You face a steep learning curve at the same time you most want to fit in and to prove yourself as a legal support professional. Here are several best practices to craft a great first impression: Spend… Read More »

What Making the Wrong Hire Can Do To Your Business

Making a bad hire doesn’t simply cause stress for the hiring manager or human resources department. The costs of a bad hire resonate throughout a law firm or legal department, having profound effects on every aspect of the team and its work. Here’s the toll the wrong hire takes on your business: Lost Productivity Whether… Read More »